Rights and Wrongs: A Constitution and Citizenship Day Conference

Thursday, September 15, 2016 (All day) to Friday, September 16, 2016 (All day)
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As part of a nationwide celebration commemorating the 229th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution, SF State presents a two-day conference providing opportunities to reflect critically on the past, present and future of constitutional rights, freedoms, citizenship, democracy, equality and justice. September 15, 9:35am - 6:30pm. September 16, 9:35am - 5:40pm. Free.
J. Paul Leonard Library and Cesar Chavez Student Center, Jack Adams Hall
College of Liberal & Creative Arts
Marc Stein
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Keynote speakers

  • Boyd Cothran, associate professor of history, York University, “‘Murder of Malice Aforethought’: African and Native American Rights on Trial after the Civil War”
  • Ana Raquel Minian, assistant professor, department of history and Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University, “Fighting for Undocumented Migrants’ Rights”


  • College of Extended Learning
  • Criminal Justice Studies Program
  • Division of Graduate Studies
  • History Department
  • History Students Association
  • Labor Archives and Research Center
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Jamie and Phyllis Pasker Chair in History
  • Paul K. Longmore Institute on Disability
  • Philosophy Department
  • Political Science Department
  • School of Public Affairs and Civic Engagement
  • Sociology and Sexuality Studies Department
  • Women and Gender Studies Department

For specific disability accommodations at the conference, please contact Cathy Kudlick (kudlick@sfsu.edu) as soon as possible.